A new Little Miss Dorchester and two Young Miss Dorchester co-winners were crowned at the annual Little Miss/Young Miss Dorchester contests on May 13 in First Parish Church on Meetinghouse Hill.
Contestants had to complete an application and write a brief Dorchester-themed essay that they were asked to read, or recite, at the contest. Little Miss (ages 7-9) and Young Miss (ages 10-12) Dorchester is open to Dorchester residents only.
This year’s Little Miss Dorchester winner was Roisin Dillon, and the Young Miss Dorchester co-winners were Savannah Washington and Ryleigh Mahoney.
All the contestants and winners will appear prominently in the Dorchester Day Parade on June 4.
Former City Councillor Annissa Essaibi George coordinated the contest once again – a contest that returned in 2022 after two years of Covid hiatus.